Waste Not … Want Not (Save Space, Time and Money)

Since it’s that time of the year I thought I’d revisit container planting, I prefer to use self-contained planting systems like the EarthBox.

http://earthbox.com/

And I’v posted useful tips from Gardening by the moon website that I especially enjoy!

https://dgyelle.wordpress.com/2015/05/23/rules-of-thumb-for-planting-by-the-cycles-of-the-moon/

Gettin Back to Basics

Watching the people around  our small community and their hustle and bustle, too busy lifestyles, makes me long for those yester years that were not all that long ago, yet seem to be forgotten.  I’m not sure exactly when people started making daily trips to the supermarket or worse the convenience store.  I remember shopping as the “monthly family outing”.  We drove “all the way to town” 25 miles or so, picked up a month worth of supplies, got treated to a frosty rootbeer float and made the trek back to the farm. Planning meals was essential, strategic. We were not poor, but had a wealth of love, comfort, talent and knowledge. Our summer Sunday dinner would be hearty beef roast with potatoes, carrots and onions with a side salad of fresh picked greens, with a crusty bit of sourdough bread.  A meal worth a king’s ransom (which is what…

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